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First Bites Bash 2018

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

First Bites Bash is the official kick-off event for the 11th annual Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by Choose Chicago. Join us inside the magnificent Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier for savory and sweet food tastings from 60 of Chicago’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants. Toast to the city’s culinary scene with beer, wine, and cocktail pairings.

Lee Wolen, executive chef and partner at BOKA restaurant in Lincoln Park, will host this year’s event, from which a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository.*

Visit firstbitesbash.com to see all of the participating restaurants and purchase tickets. A limited number of early bird tickets are on sale for $95; general admission tickets are $125.

*No portion of the ticket will be deductible for charitable income tax purposes.


January 25
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom
840 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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